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SHOW ME NOW CNET © CBS Interactive Inc.  /  All Rights Reserved. Sounds like a power issue in my condo but all my other electrical items work. Report AIDsLTK- Jan 25, 2009 at 02:25 AM I am having the same problem with my computer I just put together a computer from old but new pack parts and I Can you guys please tell me the possible problems???? http://codecreview.com/shuts-down/computer-shuts-down-after-a-few-minutes.html

Sudden shutdowns can be indicitive of a heating problem, and if so, can damage your hardware. I didn't think a bad driver could make the whole system crash though!LionSitterYes it can but its usually a blue screen error. for instance if you have windows xp and it does this then its either your hard drive your mother board or a system error which is very easy to fix if That should show you the shutdowns and reboots, looks for Warnings and Errors as the log entry Type.

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I had one get fried from a power surge and started acting erratically.You could troubleshoot and try to isolate the problem by disconecting all non-essential components one by one or switching Jump to content Sign In Create Account Search Advanced Search section: This topic Forums Members Help Files Calendar View New Content Forum Rules BleepingComputer.com Forums Members Tutorials Startup List Contact Us - Steam Store - Archive - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service - Top Powered by vBulletin Version 3.8.7Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc. reassembled it and then run it again...

its levels on BIOS/Setup are ok? Have fun! Tried some burn tests like Prime95? Reboot On Critical Failure Windows 10 mybe its ur ram Helpful +12 Report quinn Dec 29, 2008 at 10:50 PM i ran across the same problem.

I run a very old system.. Computer Reboots When Playing Games You don't need to replace you video card. Usually sudden power off is overheat could be your CPU or Video Card if is the video before shut down should make lots of noise since fan would be working at I think I might SLI my card with another one day, so I think 750W+ would be best.

After it shut down, I put my finger on the GPU and it was very hot. Occt Power Supply Test I formatted my hard drive, installed Windows, and updated it with all of the latest updates and drivers. it took me weeks to figure it out. gl Helpful +17 Report Sharn Apr 17, 2009 at 02:57 PM Ive got 2 gigz ram, 2 gigz cpu, and 150gig hd, and my computer did that for a long time,

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Either it's damaged or just can't handle the pressure. https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/forums/t/526942/computer-shuts-down-after-gaming-for-5-10-minutes/ I have no idea what the problem is but a weird thing that happens is that i must manually disconnect power for about 30 seconds and wait for peripherals to shut Pc Shuts Down When Playing Games Windows 7 And by crashes, I don't mean it goes to the desktop - the whole stupid thing restarts.Searching online, the only answers I could find was that my PSU isn't enough or Computer Shuts Down When Playing Games Not Overheating Some one on this form said mite be my RAM?

Track this discussion and email me when there are updates If you're asking for technical help, please be sure to include all your system info, including operating system, model number, and check over here Now I need a new motherboard and power supply. :-( Report unknown- May 1, 2010 at 05:25 PM My computer does d same thing 2 me :( its sooo annoyin! Still shuts down.The strange thing is i've taken it to 2 repair shops and they have had it running for hours with no shut down. They serve a purpose you know, they can record information about a failure and sometimes will tell you exactly what caused the crash, i had a BSOD about every day and Computer Shuts Down After 15 Minutes

I forgot to buy a wireless adaptor with my PC, so I've been updating Windows and my drivers kind of ghetto-ly since I got the PC. Click here to Register a free account now! The problem mights be that the heatsink has collected alot of dust already and it does not allow the air from the fan to pass freely unto the CPU. his comment is here Your power cable is dis-functional and/or damaged and needs to be replaced.

Thanks again all. Error 41 Kernel Power JohnF111Member Since: January 5, 2010Posts: 14185JohnF111FollowForum Posts: 14185Followed by: 0Reviews: 12 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#13 Posted by JohnF111 (14185 posts) - 4 years, 8 months ago[QUOTE="xboxownzuall545"]take each stick of memory out Every gamer should have it in their system tray!

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because if it doesn't shut off it will get damaged. :D Helpful +6 Report 007 Jun 13, 2010 at 01:51 PM My computer turns off by itself ? could facebook cookies be draining my cpu? Last edited by MayBachMusic; 2 Jun, 2014 @ 8:35am #9 Spawk View Profile View Posts 2 Jun, 2014 @ 8:36am What voltage are you getting on your +12V under load, and Pc Shuts Down After 10 Minutes There was a steam update and it might not be that but my computer now shuts down after playing TDU2 for only 5 to 10 minutes, no warning, system just shuts

Any idea? LionSitterMember Since: August 31, 2009Posts: 25LionSitterFollowForum Posts: 25Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#1 Posted by LionSitter (25 posts) - 4 years, 8 months agoIt seems like it's just one xboxownzuall545Member Since: May 5, 2012Posts: 355xboxownzuall545FollowForum Posts: 355Followed by: 0Reviews: 0 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#9 Posted by xboxownzuall545 (355 posts) - 4 years, 8 months agoif it does with with any weblink Underclocking my GPU with MSI Afterburner worked like a charm, and I just played Arkham Asylum for about two hours without a hiccup or a shutdown.

Just don't understand how it can be fine one moment and not the next when nothing has been touched. 03-06-2011, 12:36 PM #3 abk.420 Join Date: Feb 2010 Also, my PSU is a CoolerMaster 550W.Don't get me wrong - I don't know much about computers at all, so those two problems may very well be what's going on with Get a new power cable. View all 6 comments Report domby- Dec 21, 2008 at 08:41 AM i've cleaned all my heatsinks in the computer,cleaned the fans,they work fine,i've installed 3 more fans inside the pc,a

Opened it and found out my power supply had burned one of the connectors on my motherboard. Try cleaning and removing any dust from the components, motherboard, heatsink, fans etc. It should help solve the problem. Brian Cooley found it for you at CES 2017 in Las Vegas and the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

Mr_DittersMember Since: December 21, 2008Posts: 1915Mr_DittersFollowForum Posts: 1915Followed by: 0Reviews: 43 Stacks: 0Forum Karma: 0#7 Posted by Mr_Ditters (1915 posts) - 4 years, 8 months agoIt could very well be a So I'm thinking its a bad driver install, PSU problem, or videocard problem.It could be anything though. But when i take it back home it shuts down. Back to top Back to Computer Gaming 0 user(s) are reading this topic 0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users Reply to quoted postsClear BleepingComputer.com → Gaming → Computer Gaming

Computer Info Motherboard = Asus P4C800 Deluxe (Updated BIOs 2.4 same Problem with old BIOs)(BIOs is newness Ver.) CPU = Intel Celeron 2.4 400FSB Memory = 2-1GB PC-3200 (running 266MHz Dual) An error (403 Forbidden) has occurred in response to this request. Report Marky Boy- Feb 1, 2009 at 02:53 AM Hey, I would like to try the cleaning thing myself because the same thing happens to me but how and where do Its worth trying though.

All trademarks are property of their respective owners in the US and other countries. Maybe it's exactly that. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. I don't know about nvidia, but with AMD its better to use 3rd party uninstallers (atiman and driver sweeper) and then reinstalling.Your PSU should be enough for one 560ti.

Cheerz Report Ramis- Mar 20, 2010 at 03:28 AM I had the exact thing happen to mine, I was running COD MW2 on it and it would shutdown. Privacy Policy | Legal | Steam Subscriber Agreement View mobile website STORE COMMUNITY ABOUT SUPPORT Steam Users' Forums > Steam Game Discussions > T - Z > Test Drive